Chamber Orchestra of the Springs

Chamber Orchestra of the Springs

This exciting new partnership offers UCCS music students the opportunity to audition and, if accepted, participate in the 2013-2014 season of the Chamber Orchestra of the Springs! Ensemble credit will be available to those students accepted. This program is offered in cooperation with the Department of Visual and Performing Arts (VAPA) and the LAS Extended Studies Program.

View the program flyer by clicking here. Also, see the UCCS partnership highlighted at the Auditions Page of the Chamber Orchestra's web site.

Mandatory Audition:
Saturday, August 31, 2013
9:00 am
University Hall, Room 168

Upon successful audition and acceptance into the program, students will be provided with the information to register for the one-credit-hour ensemble course in the myUCCS student portal system. For Fall 2013, the course number is MUS 4960-701. Tuition for the one credit hour is $270; contact your financial aid counselor if you plan to use financial aid to pay the tuition. An additional credit hour will be available for the Spring 2014 semester.

The rehearsal and performance schedule for Fall 2013 is as follows (locations TBA):

October 12-13, 2013: Season Premiere: American Soundscapes
Aaron Copland Quiet City 11'
Angie Burtz, English Horn; Glen Whitehead, trumpet
Charles Ives Symphony No. 3 "Camp Meeting" 19'
Samuel Barber Violin Concerto 25'
Ed Kelly Sanford, violin (Shivers Artist)
Aaron Copland Symphony No. 2 "Short Symphony" 15'

Rehearsals: Monday, September 9, 7:30 PM
Monday, September 16, 7:30 PM
Monday, September 23, 7:30 PM
Monday, September 30, 7:30 PM
Monday, October 7, 7:30 PM
Friday, October 11, 7:30 PM

Concerts: Saturday, October 12, 7:00 PM 
Sunday, October 13, 2:30 PM

November 23-24, 2013: Pure Elegance
Ottorino Respighi Trittico Botticelliano (Three Botticelli Pictures) 18'
Camille Saint-Saens Suite for Cello and Orchestra, op. 16 20'
Gerald Miller, Cello
Edward Elgar Serenade for Strings in E Minor, op. 20 11'
Maurice Ravel Le Tombeau de Couperin 17'

Rehearsals: Monday, October 21, 7:30 PM
Monday, October 28, 7:30 PM
Monday, November 4, 7:30 PM
Monday, November 11, 7:30 PM
Monday, November 18, 7:30 PM
Friday, November 22, 7:30 PM

Concerts: Saturday, November 23, 7:00 PM 
Sunday, November 24, 2:30 PM